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Ashley Lambert
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newport News, Va.
High School: Menchville High
Club: World Class Gymnastics

Honors & Awards
» 2015 All-American: Second-Team (Floor- 6th)

» 2015 Second-Team All-Big Ten
» 2015 Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week: Jan. 26, Feb. 23
» 2015 Academic All-Big Ten

» 2015 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team
» 2014 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014)

2015 • Sophomore Season 
After battling injuries and illnesses as a freshman, Ashley Lambert erupted to a standout year in her sophomore campaign with the Huskers. She captured her first career second-team All-America honors on floor for her 9.90 performance at the NCAA Championships, placing sixth overall in the second semifinal. A powerful vault and floor competitor, Lambert contributed scores on all four events throughout the season, including appearances in the all-around at the beginning of the year. She vaulted to a 9.80 or better in every meet of the season, never missing a meet in 2015.

Following the season opener, Lambert notched her name in history books as she became the first Husker to record a 10.00 on vault since 2011. Lambert was a member of a historical vault lineup that put together a 49.75 team score to break the school record and claim the No. 1 vault ranking in the country in the first week.

At the Rutgers quad meet Lambert broke yet again another record as she stuck a perfect 10.00 on vault for the second week in a row. She is the first Nebraska gymnast to post back-to-back 10’s on a single event. She earned Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week after her second perfect 10.00 at Rutgers for the week of Jan. 26. At UCLA Feb. 21, Lambert notched a career high 9.95 on floor to tie for the event title. In postseason competition, Lambert tied for third at the NCAA Ames Regional April 4 with her stellar 9.90 floor performance. She repeated the action at the NCAA Championships, barely missing out on a berth to the individual event finals.

2014 • Freshman Season
Lambert came on strong for the Huskers in the first five meets of the season, showing tremendous consistency on vault. In five meets, she scored a 9.775 or higher every meet. Lambert took home the vault title at Iowa in late January, notching a career-high 9.90 mark. 

She also made her debut on floor at the Iowa meet, hitting a strong performance to record another career-high 9.80 on the event. After falling to illness mid-season, Lambert was limited to practice only but remained on reserve for both the vault and floor lineups for the rest of the season. In the classroom, she earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall. 

Before Nebraska
Lambert competed for World Class Gymnastics in Newport News, under the coaching of Tami Harrison and Troy Miller. This five-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier who took home the beam title at the 2013 J.O. Nationals. At the 2013 Regionals she posted a 9.60 on beam and a 9.825 on floor taking home both of those title and earning her second in the all-around with a score of 38.425. in 2012, she notched a fifth-place finish in the all-around competition and a second-place finish on floor at Regionals. 

Personal
Ashley Lambert was born on March 4, 1995 in Springfield Virginia. Lambert is the daughter of Steve and Tonia Lambert and has one sister Alyssa and one brother Steve. Lambert was on the Honor Roll all four years in high school and was also heavily involved in the culinary club in which she graduated with honors in. She will be majoring in advertising and public relations here at the University of Nebraska.

Lambert's Career Highs at Nebraska
Career Highs
   Vault: 10.00 (2 times, last at Rutgers, 1/24/15)

   Bars: 9.85 (vs. Penn State, 1/17/15)
   Beam: 9.80 (vs. Penn State, 1/17/15)
   Floor: 9.95 (at UCLA, 2/21/15)
   All-Around: 39.375 (vs. Penn State, 1/17/15)

2015 Highs
   Vault: 10.00 (2 times, last at Rutgers, 1/24/15)

   Bars: 9.85 (vs. Penn State, 1/17/15)
   Beam: 9.80 (vs. Penn State, 1/17/15)
   Floor: 9.95 (at UCLA, 2/21/15)
   All-Around: 39.375 (vs. Penn State, 1/17/15)

2014 Season Highs
   Vault: 9.90 (at Iowa, 1/24/14)

   Floor: 9.80 (at Iowa, 1/24/14)